The State vs. the Dead Body of Robert Neid

he was stabed and when he would draw his breath in it would go out of the hole that was cut in his back

Date: 
August 26, 1847

Deceased

Description: 
free man of Colour
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
dirk knife
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Robert Neid Came to his death by a wound inflicted by one Zack Williams with a dirk Knife

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Vaudun[?] Factory

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Zack Williams
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